Examine the illegal arms trade and how it functions across the globe through the stories of four experts on arms trafficking. They recount their firsthand experiences with the black market and how the illegal flow of weapons facilitates loss of life and devastation.
Screening in Shorts Program: History Lessons
Length: 8 minutes
Director: Minos Papas
Producer: Minos Papas, Louis Belanger
Editor: Brian Kamerzel
Cinematographer: Minos Papas
Executive Producer: Louis Belanger
Composer: Tao Zervas
Graphic Designs: Jim Gunther
Additional Cinematography: Steve Pitre
Assistant Director: Aaron Milan Wertheimer
Producer's Assistant: Harry Ayiotis
UK Production Assistant: Zahra Akkerhuys
Cast: Kathi Lynn Austin, Ishmael Beah, Paul Conroy, Stuart Franklin Platt
MINOS PAPAS is a British-born Greek Cypriot filmmaker and graduate of the School of Visual Arts. He has worked in New York's independent film industry for the past ten years. His 2009 feature Shutterbug screened at festivals around the world and was followed by the shorts The Politics of Conflict and Pulley.